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Kal Ho Naa Ho
Directed by Nikhil Advani
Produced by Yash Johar
Written by Niranjan Iyengar (dialogues)
Screenplay by Karan Johar
Story by Karan Johar
Narrated by Preity Zinta
Starring Jaya Bachchan
Shah Rukh Khan
Saif Ali Khan
Preity Zinta
Music by Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy
Cinematography Anil Mehta
Editing by Sanjay Sankla
Studio Dharma Productions
Distributed by Yash Raj Films
Release date(s) 27 November 2003 (2003-11-27)
Running time 186 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget INR280 million
Money made INR860.9 million

Kal Ho Naa Ho (transl. Tomorrow May Never Come), also abbreviated as KHNH, is a 2003 Indian Hindi-language musical romantic comedy-drama movie directed by Nikhil Advani and Arjun Kapoor, written by Karan Johar with dialogues by Niranjan Iyengar, and produced by Yash Johar. The movie stars Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta in the lead roles, with Sushma Seth, Reema Lagoo, Lillete Dubey, and Delnaaz Paul in supporting roles.

Kal Ho Naa Ho was released on 27 November 2003 and the movie received positive reviews and was a commercial success at the box office and it was also the highest-grossing Indian movie of 2003.


Note: The actors from Jaya Bachchan to Dara Singh appear in the opening credits, and the rest of the cast appears in the closing credits
  • Jaya Bachchan as Jennifer Kapur
  • Shah Rukh Khan as Aman Mathur
  • Saif Ali Khan as Rohit Patel
  • Preity Zinta as Naina Catherine Kapur
  • Sushma Seth as Lajjo Kapur
  • Reema Lagoo as Aman's mother
  • Lillete Dubey as Jaswinder "Jazz" Kapoor
  • Delnaaz Paul as Jaspreet "Sweetu" Kapoor
  • Shoma Anand as Kammo
  • Kamini Khanna as Vimmo
  • Ketki Dave as Sarlaben Patel
  • Sulbha Arya as Kantaben
  • Athit Naik as Shiv Kapur
  • Jhanak Shukla as Gia Kapur
  • Simone Singh in a special appearance as Camilla
  • Satish Shah as Karsanbhai Patel
  • Rajpal Yadav as Guru
  • Dara Singh as Pritam Chaddha

Special Appearances

  • Sanjay Kapoor as Abhay Malhotra
  • Kajol as a dancer in the song "Maahi Ve"
  • Rani Mukerji as a dancer in the song "Maahi Ve"
  • Sonali Bendre as Priya Malhotra
  • Dheepesh Bhatt as Frankie Ramdayal
  • Anaita Shroff Adajania as Geeta Parekh

Uncredited Appearances

  • Anil Mehta as Naina's father
  • Farah Khan and Karan Johar as customers in Jenny's restaurant
  • Uday Chopra as a narrator who says "Day 6"


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